Controversies in cardiothoracic surgery
Closed heart surgery
Measuring the therapeutic efficacy of coronary revascularization
Surgery for atrial fibrillation
Prosthesis–patient mismatch and clinical outcomes
Integrated coronary revascularization with drug-eluting stents
Fatal pulmonary microthrombi during surgical therapy for end-stage heart failure
Importance of endothelial nitric oxide synthase for the hypothermic protection of lungs against ischemia-reperfusion injury
Restoration of myocardial β-adrenergic receptor signaling after left ventricular assist device support
The pattern of lymph node involvement influences outcome after extrapleural pneumonectomy for malignant mesothelioma
Clinicopathologic study of resected, peripheral, small-sized, non–small cell lung cancer tumors of 2 cm or less in diameter
Breath-hold single-photon emission tomography and computed tomography for predicting residual pulmonary function in patients with lung cancer
Biologic effects of radiofrequency thermal ablation on non–small cell lung cancer
Percutaneous cryoablation of small pulmonary malignant tumors under computed tomographic guidance with local anesthesia for nonsurgical candidates
Histologic grade is an independent prognostic factor for survival in non–small cell lung cancer
How many arterial grafts are enough? A population-based study of midterm outcomes
Surgical ablation as treatment for the elimination of atrial fibrillation
Prosthesis–patient mismatch after aortic valve replacement predominantly affects patients with preexisting left ventricular dysfunction
A single nucleotide polymorphism in the matrix metalloproteinase 9 gene (−8202A/G) is associated with thoracic aortic aneurysms and thoracic aortic dissection
Immediate endovascular treatment of blunt aortic injury
Small aortic annulus
Pharmacologic inhibition of vein graft neointimal hyperplasia
Impact of follow-up on the success rate of the cryosurgical maze procedure in patients with rheumatic heart disease and enlarged atria
Biventricular diastolic filling patterns after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Thoracic aortic stent grafting
Comparison of Coapsys annuloplasty and internal reduction mitral annuloplasty in the randomized treatment of functional ischemic mitral regurgitation
Inclusion of oxygen consumption improves the accuracy of arterial and venous oxygen saturation interpretation after the Norwood procedure
Contemporary management of right atrial isomerism
Extracorporeal life support after staged palliation of a functional single ventricle
Impact of preoperative treatment strategies on the early perioperative outcome in neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome
Off-label use of an adjustable gastric banding system for pulmonary artery banding
Surgical management of aortopulmonary window associated with interrupted aortic arch
Living donor lobar grafts improve pediatric lung retransplantation survival
Lung regeneration
Extended donor criteria in lung transplantation
Clopidogrel reduces the development of transplant arteriosclerosis
Incidence and outcome of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in patients with shunted single ventricle
Surgical repair of a large coronary artery aneurysm with arteriovenous fistula
Two distinct clinical presentations in adult unicuspid aortic valve
Thromboembolism from the noncoronary cusp of a patient with a normal aortic valve and protein C deficiency
Lower extremity compartment syndrome after off-pump aortocoronary bypass
Polydioxane (PDS) cord has insufficient reliability to securely close the sternum
Intraoperative finding of structural abnormality of bovine pericardial aortic prosthesis
Valve-sparing excision of aortic valve papillary fibroelastoma
Pulmonary artery myxoma as a rare cause of dyspnea for a young female patient
Fungal prosthetic mitral valve endocarditis caused by Scopulariopsis species
Erosion of a retroesophageal subclavian artery by an esophageal prosthesis
Transaortic correction of tetralogy of Fallot and similar defects
Aneurysmal sac located between right pulmonary artery and left atrium
Use of the endoclamp device in a patient with a native mitral valve endocarditis and a previous arch replacement with a modified Griepp technique
Ventricular assist device use for the treatment of acute viral myocarditis
Off-pump pulmonary valve replacement with the new Shelhigh Injectable Stented Pulmonic Valve
Transapical aortic valve implantation in humans
Nourishing vascularization of a thymoma issued from a left internal thoracic artery graft
Giant gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the esophagus presenting with dyspnea
Stenotic bridging bronchus
Aseptic mediastinal cyst caused by BioGlue 7 months after cardiac surgery
Hiatal herniation of the pancreas
Duropleural fistula as a consequence of Gorham-Stout syndrome
Diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia and a typical carcinoid tumor
Spondyloarthropathies and aortic dissection
Spondyloarthropathies and aortic dissection
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator after left ventricular reconstruction?
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator after left ventricular reconstruction?
Left ventricular assist device in heart failure
Left ventricular assist device in heart failure
Apoptosis in ischemic spinal cord injury
Apoptosis in ischemic spinal cord injury
Surgical treatment for congestive heart failure with autologous adult stem cell transplantation
Surgical treatment for congestive heart failure with autologous adult stem cell transplantation
Events of Interest
Announcement of 2006 Annual Meeting
Evarts A. Graham Memorial Traveling Fellowship, 2007–2008
Resident Traveling Fellowship, 2006–2007
Second Dwight Harken Research Scholarship, 2007–2009
Announcement of 2006 Annual Meeting
Requirements for Recertification/Maintenance of Certification